International Conference on Interfaith Harmony
Subaltern Alliance for Peace (SAP) is a network (an apex forum) of NGOs working for promotion of peace and reconciliation among marginalized communities, particularly Dalits, Adivasis and Minorities. This initiative is supported by Mensen met eenMissie, Netherlands. SAP envisages building resilience among local communities to counter violence and create a culture of peace The over-arching Goal of SAP is to “contribute towards a peaceful and dignified coexistence of Dalits, Adivasis and other minorities with other communities exercising their rightful claims/entitlements”.
In order to commemorate the UN Interfaith week, SAP in collaboration with Indian Academy Degree College and various other NGOs working for conflict resolution and peace organized a conference on the theme “Interfaith initiatives in promoting peace and reconciliation with specific reference to religious values and tradition” on February 8th and 9th, 2019 in Bangalore, Karnataka.
The need for Interreligious and Intercultural Understanding and Cooperation for Peace is a theme that has attracted increased attention amongst governments, UN agencies, religious communities, spiritual movements, civil society and humanists since the beginning of the 21st century.
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